When traveling to The Tweed Weasel in Schaefferstown, Pennsylvania, we invite you to take advantage of other local attractions and restaurants, too. Here are a few ideas to get you started:
Culture & Nature
Historic Schaefferstown Museum Sites
If you enjoy early American history and culture. There are 3 sites within our village that highlight local life here in the 1700s and 1800s – Gemberling-Rex House, Brendle Museum, and the Alexander Schaeffer Farmhouse. Historical festivals and events are held throughout the year, too. For details, visit hsimuseum.org.
Lebanon County Heritage Trail
The local valley is filled with countless architectural beauties. Many have been significant to the development of this region. A 100-mile driving route has been mapped out connecting more than a dozen communities. Free walking/driving maps are offered highlight key properties within each village. For details, tap here >
Cornwall Iron Furnace
Learn how local iron furnace industry helped support the Revolutionary War. Part of the National Historic Landmark District, this site will impress you with its history, and the village of Cornwall will charm you with its character. For details, visit cornwallironfurnace.org.
Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area
Our locale is fortunate to be on the main route that waterfowl take on journeys north and south. A visit to the wildlife center is worth a stop if you appreciate the natural wonders of migratory birds. If Mike is nearby, ask to see some of his amazing wildlife images captured this year. For details, visit the Middlecreek WMA website.
Stretch your legs by biking or walking along miles and miles of beautiful nature. The path has been renovated to secure off-street parking and accessibility. The trailhead in Cornwall is just a few miles away on Route 419. For details, go to lvrailtrail.com.
Food & Drink:
In nearby Myerstown is one of the most unique restaurants and taverns in the region. in 2022, the tavern was voted “Best of the Best All-Around Restaurant in Lebanon Valley” and “Best of the Best Dining Experience in Lebanon Valley”. For details on menu and hours, visit DoGood’s Tavern Facebook page >
Franklin House Tavern & Restaurant
Located here in Schaefferstown at the old square, “The Frank” has hosted generations of thirsty, hungry travelers and local townsfolk since 1746. Stop in for casual lunch or dinner. For details on menu and hours, visit franklinhousetavern.com.
Kleinfeltersville Hotel & Tavern
After a devastating fire several years ago, the owner rebuilt the “K-ville” into a new tavern. It continues to be a great casual place for dinner and drinks. Enjoy the outdoor deck in summertime. For details on menu and hours, visit K-ville Hotel & Tavern Facebook page >
Tony’s Mining Company
Located in Cornwall and built in 1974. Superb fare and elegant atmosphere. For details on menu and hours, visit tonysminingcompany.com.
Miners Pub Restaurant at Iron Valley
You don’t need to be a golfing enthusiast to enjoy a great meal here, but it is a well-designed course and very convenient if you do like to golf and then enjoy a meal (or vice versa). Enjoy your meal indoors or on the patio. For hours and directions, visit the Miners Pub web page.
Blue Bird Inn
Just a few miles away in Cornwall, you can enjoy great casual lunch or dinner in the open-style restaurant or out on the deck (seasonal). The full bar offers regional craft brews and more. For information on hours of operation, visit bluebirdinn.com.
To learn more about everything Pennsylvania’s Lebanon Valley has to offer you during your visit, check out visitlebanonvalley.com >